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Today in Black America - Nov 6: Election Special

POSTED: November 06, 2013, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: Abolitionist, minister and AME church pioneer Absalom Jones is born in 1746.

The New York Times

De Blasio Is Elected New York City Mayor in Landslide

An Audacious Liberal

Thompson Defeats Hynes, Again, for Brooklyn District Attorney


Expansion of Gambling in New York Is Approved

Chris Christie Coasts to 2nd Term as Governor of New Jersey


Higher Wage Is Approved in New Jersey

Terry McAuliffe, Democrat, Is Elected Governor of Virginia in Tight Race

Colorado Rejects Move for Schools as Casino Fails in Massachusetts


The Christian Science Monitor

Election Day 2013: McAuliffe elected governor of Virginia

Election Day 2013: six of the most riveting votes

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: a political odyssey turns stranger (+video)



The Star Ledger

Chris Christie cruises: Governor coasts to second term with big win over Barbara Buono

With big win, Christie set to wield power on national stage

Map: Where did Christie dominate in N.J.?


James family returns to Newark City Hall as former mayor's son wins council seat


The Detroit Free Press

Mike Duggan makes national news as city's first white mayor in decades

Majority of Detroit City Council winners chosen by district for the first time in nearly a century


How Mike Duggan stands on the issues facing Detroit


Stephen Henderson: We need a collaborative, candid Mayor Duggan

Rochelle Riley: Detroit mayor's biggest problem? The residents who just don't care


Philly.com

Philly elects 4 'not recommended' Dems

Pa. voters pick GOP lawyer for appeals court seat

Redd is reelected Camden mayor


The Washington Post

Former head of the DNC defeats tea party favorite Cuccinelli

Election results highlight GOP divisions


Seattle turns out 3rd straight mayor

How the tea party lost on Tuesday night


Illinois lawmakers vote to allow same-sex marriage


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Close contests force runoffs for APS board


Reed returns to his ‘dream job’


The Chicago Tribune


Gay lawmakers get personal during marriage debate


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mayor Frank Jackson re-elected to third term, easily beating Ken Lanci

Cleveland councilman Jeffrey Johnson defeats Eugene Miller in Ward 10

Cuyahoga County election 2013 results for local races and issues

Half of the proposals for school tax increases approved across Greater Cleveland



The Los Angeles Times

Sunnyvale voters back gun safety measures


USA Today

Warning flags for the Tea Party and Democrats in 2014


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